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Wilbur Ross, Trump's choice for commerce secretary, has profit, politics on resume

Wilbur RossWilbur Ross, who as Donald Trump's commerce secretary will be the voice of U.S. business, made a fortune spinning financial dross into gold.

In the early 1990s, Ross became a star as an adviser to stakeholders in moribund companies. As the longtime head of Rothschild & Co.'s bankruptcy advisory business in New York he helped dictate the outcomes of big bankruptcies, including that of Trump's Taj Mahal Casino Resort in Atlantic City, N.J. He also worked on the Texaco Inc. and Trans World Airlines Inc. bankruptcies.

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Pelosi Overcomes Challenge To Win Re-Election As House Democratic Leader

Nancy PelosiNancy Pelosi beat back her toughest challenge yet to her leadership of Democrats in the House of Representatives, defeating Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan to secure another term as House minority leader.

The California Democrat got 134 votes to Ryan's 63 in a secret ballot vote on Wednesday. Pelosi had boasted going into the vote that she had support from two-thirds of the caucus, and she received just over the amount.

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Anti-Trump forces launch attack on Electoral College

Electoral college revoltAnti-Trump forces are preparing an unprecedented assault on the Electoral College, marked by a wave of lawsuits and an intensive lobbying effort aimed at persuading 37 Republican electors to vote for a candidate other than Donald Trump.

It’s a bracing stress-test for an institution that Alexander Hamilton envisioned as a safeguard against popular whims, and a direct challenge to the role that the Electoral College has evolved to play in picking the president: constitutional rubber stamp.

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Donald Trump chooses Steven Mnuchin as treasury secretary

Steven MinuchinPresident-elect Donald Trump has selected Steven Mnuchin as his treasury secretary, his transition team announced Wednesday morning.

Mr. Trump praised Mnuchin as a “world-class financier, banker and businessman” in a statement.

“Steve Mnuchin is a world-class financier, banker and businessman, and has played a key role in developing our plan to build a dynamic, booming economy that will create millions of jobs,” he said.“His expertise and pro-growth ideas make him the ideal candidate to serve as Secretary of the Treasury.”

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HHS nominee Price opposes Obamacare, backs Medicare vouchers

HHS appointee PriceAs a congressman, Georgia Republican Tom Price has been thwarted in his hopes to repeal the Affordable Care Act and transform Medicare into a voucher-like program for future participants.

Now, as President-elect Donald Trump's choice to run the Department of Health and Human Services, Price will wield great power as Trump's top health policy adviser and preside, Republicans hope, over the dismantlement of President Barack Obama's signature health care law.

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Former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao to be named Transportation Secretary

Elaine ChaoElaine Chao, who was Secretary of Labor under President George W. Bush, will be named Transportation Secretary by President-elect Donald Trump, according an official with the transition.

Chao was also assistant secretary of transportation in the administration of President George H.W. Bush.

The Trump transition official was not authorized to speak on the record before Trump makes the official announcement  later today.

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Donald Trump suggests jail time, loss of citizenship for flag burners

flag burners should get jail: TrumpPresident-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday suggested loss of citizens or a year in jail for someone who burns the American flag.

Trump made the proposal in an early morning tweet Tuesday.

"Nobody should be allowed to burn the American flag - if they do, there must be consequences - perhaps loss of citizenship or year in jail!" Trump wrote in a tweet posted at 6:55 a.m.

Burning the American flag was ruled to be protected speech under the First Amendment.

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